classification classification  /ˌklæ sə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
  2. (n) a group of people or things arranged by class or category
  3. (n) the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories
  4. (n) restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people


  1. State of Decay refused Aussie classification, Saints Row 4 ban detailed

    Runaway (and " Run away! ") hit State of Decay has been refused classification in Australia. And here you thought these stories were done . "We've run afoul of certain prohibitions regarding the depiction of drug use," writes Undead Labs' founder Jeff Strain on the game's forum . "We're working with [publisher] Microsoft to come up with options, including changing names of certain medications in ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. State Of Decay Also Refused Ratings Classification In Australia

    It's been a busy week for the Australian Classification Board, the government entity responsible for rating entertainment media. A second title has now been declined classification, even under the new R18+ banner, put into effect at the start of 2013. State of Decay , Undead Labs' open world zombie survival title won't be making an appearance down under. The board cites the prevalence of drugs ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Iowa Medical Classification Center to host G.E.D. Graduation

    The Iowa Medical Classification Center in Coralville will host its annual G.E.D. Graduation at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Facilities Gym. Attendants should arrive by 12:30 p.m.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Iowa City Press-Citizen


  1. "But among the (general classification) rivals, I have to say it was the best one I've done since the comeback," Armstrong said, referring to his Tour return last year after a 3-year hiatus.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Times Herald-Record

  2. "Just to get through it as a GC (general classification) rider, without losing any time, obviously I'm delighted. But it's easier said than done, because I think very few GC guys got through (without losing time)," said Evans.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Cadel Evans Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "After two or three minutes they showed the classification, and I saw my name was there, second," Schleck recalled. "And it said (a gap of) one-second. I said, 'Damn it.' I had some tears in my eyes. Having the jersey is nice."
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Frank Schleck Source: International Herald Tribune

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